Episode 9: George Ranalli and Anne Valentino
George Ranalli is a renowned New York-based Architect, who has founded his practice in 1977. For over 40-years, he has worked on a diverse range of projects from civic masterplans, institutional and public buildings, private residences and interiors, as well as, product design. Alongside the studio, he has spent a long academic career: Professor of Architecture at Yale University, and later Dean of City College, for over 16-years, at Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture. His architecture is characterized by meticulous attention to detail, tradition and craftsmanship. His work has been displayed in famous museums and his exhibitions have travelled the world.
Anne Valentino, Ranalli’s life and work partner, is a specialized Neuropsychologist and Professor, and for more than 35 years, as Associate Partner of the firm, has added her contribution on spatial organization of interiors and as an expert in human behavior in relation to the built environment. A couple who truly complements one another: their practice constitutes a really interdisciplinary partnership between behavioral science and architecture.